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Gandalf


Hi fellow hunters,i`m new to fossil collecting /prep ....and I`m hooked already,

collected a few ammonites from Lyme Regis this July and have been trying to do some basic prep work ,

pretty pleased with my results,using a Dremel 4000 rotary and a Dremel engraver,i live in Altrincham ,Cheshire so not much locally to collect ,ive been thinking of trying wenlock edge and wrens nest to build up a few more specimens ,travelling in northwest no probs ,so I guess I might try east coast sites to ...so any tips on locations and what to look for would be a great help ....


many thanks , 

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Gandalf


pics of ammonites,

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aurelius
Welcome! You're only ("only!") 2.5 hours from Whitby, which is, at least, more convenient for you than Lyme!

When prepping, be sure to observe precautions to avoid breathing in dust (dust mask, ventilation etc), which I don't think people stress enough sometimes.



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Gandalf


Hi Aurelius,thanks for your reply ,I work in the glass industry so I have all the correct PPE at hand ,and I`m and HGV driver by day so travelling is no big deal ....so I take the Whitby area is good for Jurrasics

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aurelius
Yeah, extremely good for ammonites, I see some amazing stuff posted in this forum collected at Whitby, and I understand that nodules are quite common. I don't speak from experience though, my hunting ground is Lyme to Seatown, and Blue Anchor to Donniford in Somerset, all of which produce lovely finds.
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Gandalf


looks like a trip to Whitby on Saturday then....


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aurelius
Excellent! Have a search through the forum, there are loads of tips about where to go and what to look for you when get there.
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Gandalf

will do ,many thanks and happy hunting
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